Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33
Get the project folder from the overview video.
In this tutorial I am going to demonstrate how to create a polygonal bird logo from scratch.
00:02:34 - Trace sketch with shapes
00:04:58 - Add colour
00:09:07 - Create ribbon
00:12:28 - Ad type
00:15:00 - Add background
00:18:00 - Add logo to main book cover document
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:
T - Type tool
V - Move tool
cmd (Ctrl PC) + A - Select all
cmd (Ctrl PC) + C - Copy
cmd (Ctrl PC) + W - Close document
cmd (Ctrl PC) + V - Paste
cmd (Ctrl PC) + T - Free transform
cmd (Ctrl PC) + G - Group layers
cmd (Ctrl PC) + S - Save document
cmd (Ctrl PC) + J - Duplicate layer
cmd (Ctrl PC) + shift + N - New layer
Press & hold shift + click - Select multiple layers
Press & hold cmd + D + press enter - Deselect type (with type tool active)
Press & hold alt + shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)
Press & hold alt + click & drag - Quick duplicate object (with selection tool active)
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.
Tutorial by GD.
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Written by Gareth David